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Dexter Marie Orrison

April 21, 1929 ~ February 2, 2018 (age 88)

Dexter Marie Orrison, 88, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 4:50 P.M. February 2, 2018 at White Oak Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born April 21, 1929 in Texico, Illinois  to Charles & Bessie (Donoho) Williams. She married James F. Orrison on November 6, 1948 in Morganfield, Kentucky and he preceded her in death on November 3, 2001.

Dexter is survived by her son, Danny F. Orrison and girlfriend, Carole Bellflower of Mount Vernon, Illinois and several nieces and nephews.  

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, James Steven Orrison; brother, Edward Williams; and 4 sisters, Roxie Lane, Fern Geibe, Faye Dial, and Francis Baker.

Dexter worked as a secretary for the Opdyke-Belle Rive School System and was a member of Opdyke Missionary Baptist Church. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

A graveside service will be held at 10:30 A.M. Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Opdyke Cemetery in Opdyke with Reverend Keith Neal officiating. 

Interment: Opdyke Cemetery in Opdyke, Illinois.

Memorials: Opdyke Cemetery.

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